[stunnel-users] How do I do a one-time client connection?
tshaw at oitc.com
Tue Jan 13 17:42:54 CET 2009
At 11:27 AM -0500 1/13/09, D. Richard Hipp wrote:
>On Jan 13, 2009, at 11:07 AM, Karl J. Runge wrote:
>> On Tue, 13 Jan 2009, "D. Richard Hipp" <drh at hwaci.com> wrote:
>>> I'm sure I could get something like that to work on Unix.
>>> Unfortunately, I need a cross-platform solution:; unix & windows.
>>> (as usual) the windows side is harder to work around.
>>> What I really need to do is send a known amount of binary data in a
>>> file over an SSL connection to a remote machine, then get back the
>>> reply of unknown length into a separate file:
>>> stunnel test.conf <test.in >test.out
>>> I'm open to any suggestions on how to do this, (such that it will
>>> on unix and windows).
>> So it is not an https URL like in your example? If it were, perhaps
>> wget or curl for windows would be a better path than stunnel.
>I'm using a simple web-page fetch for debugging. In actual use, the
>situation is more complicated and wget and curl won't work. Thx for
>the suggestion, though.
>> socat might be ported to windows, I'm not sure. If writing a small C
>> wrapper program for Windows is not acceptable, I'm not sure what you
>> can do.
>socat appears to be linux-mostly. (They have a MacOS-X port, which
>suggests that it is not even "unix" neutral.) So I'm guessing that
>windows is out of the question there.
On OSX 10.5 I just:
sudo make install
with no worries. Nothing special for Mac.
>Looks like I'm just going to have to bite the bullet and link against
I am not sure why. You can port tunnel via SSH or just use Stunnel
at both ends orjust at the server and use whatever secur protocol
wrapper to talk to it.
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